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June 10, 1997updated 05 Sep 2016 12:41pm

CABLETRON ADDS WAN ACCESS TO ITS 2200 LAN SMARTSWITCH

By CBR Staff Writer

Cabletron Systems Inc has added WAN access to its SmartSwitch 2200 and 6000 workgroup and wiring closet switches. The new HSIM- W6, High Speed Interface Module, within the SmartSwitch 2200 adds WAN uplink with CSU/DSU functionality. Two WAN ports on the HSIM- W6 allow either full or fractional T1, E1, Drop and Insert, DDS, Sync or ISDN line interfaces. ISDN is supported as an automated, failover back-up line for the highest security data protection. The HSIM-W6 supports connections over Frame Relay, PPP and leased lines to support a large number of remote connections. An inverse multiplexing feature allows users to load-balance across the two WAN ports. It also supports IP and IPX routing as well as multiprotocol bridging through the WAN. The HSIM-W6 and its accompanying WAN Physical Interface Modules will be available next month. High Speed Interface Modules for FDDI and ATM uplinks are currently available. A SmartSwitch 2200 with the HSIM-W6 will be priced at around $10,000.

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